Current Job Opportunities

Current Openings

With over 1000 uniform and civilian members, the Waterloo Regional Police Service proudly serves a population of over 565,000 residents in one of the fastest growing areas of Ontario. The WRPS is committed to a leadership role in crime prevention and law enforcement in a community partnership to improve safety and the quality of life for all people. Police and civilian positions offer a wide variety of career opportunities along with competitive salaries and benefit packages.

Civilian Positions

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Waterloo Regional Police Service.  We are currently accepting applications for the following positions. 

 

Information Processing Specialists - Permanent Full-time, Permanent Part-time and Temporary Full-time positions

The Waterloo Regional Police Service is looking for Permanent Full-time, Permanent Part-time (up to 30 hours weekly) and Temporary Full-time Information Processing Specialists to join our team in 2018. 

  • Must be able to work a rotating shift schedule (days, afternoons, nights; weekends and holidays)
  • Must be able to type at least 55 words per minute
  • Previous clerical/office experience is required
  • Completed post-secondary education is an asset

Please submit an Application for Employment form by Monday, February 26, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. indicating which type of position you are interested in. 

Applications may be submitted by mail, fax (519-650-8587), email (humanresources@wrps.on.ca), or in person at the front desk at Police Headquarters, 200 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge. 

If you have any questions, or if you require accommodation with any portion of the application process or interview, please email us at HumanResources@wrps.on.ca

 
 Part-time Communicators (up to 30 hours per week)
 

The Waterloo Regional Police Service is looking for Part-time Communicators to become part of our team in 2018.

 

  • Must be able to work a rotating shift schedule (including days, afternoons and nights; weekends and holidays) and sit for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to type at least 40 words per minute
  • Must be able to multi-task effectively
  • Must be available for full-time training for approximately three months

Previous experience or education in emergency services or in a priority call-center is preferred.

 

Please submit your Application for Employment, Personal History Form by Tuesday, February 20th at 3:00 p.m.  Applications may be submitted online, by mail, fax (519-650-8587), or in person at the front desk at Police Headquarters, 200 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge.

 

If you have any questions, or if you require accommodation with any portion of the application process or interview, please email the WRPS at HumanResources@wrps.on.ca.

 Human Resources Director
With a budget of over $150 million and more than 1000 sworn and civilian members, The Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) requires an experienced senior Human Resources professional to fill the role of Human Resources Director.

The WRPS delivers exceptional police services to more than 575,000 residents.  The Waterloo Region is a vital and prosperous community in southern Ontario that offers the unique combination of a growing urban centre comprised of three municipalities, Cambridge, Kitchener, and Waterloo surrounded by four rural communities, North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich.  You will work in a community proud of its diversity and within an organization focused on its people. 

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Director will lead a full service Human Resources Branch. 

Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the administration of Human Resources principles, policies and procedures normally acquired through the successful completion of a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Human Resources or Industrial Relations, along with Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation with a minimum ten (10) years' related experience in a unionized/police environment; an equivalent combination of education and progressive experience may be considered
  • Strong, proven leadership abilities and experience necessary to direct a full service strategic Human Resources team.  Leadership development experience in a strengths-based environment is required
  • Strategic thinking skills needed to manage a multi-generational workforce in a heavily unionized setting is required
  • Proven change management experience and skills to lead the organization through the changes necessary to achieve the Human Resources objectives of the Strategic and Operational Plans of the organization
  • Expert level knowledge of relevant federal, provincial and municipal legislation including the Police Services Act, Adequacy Standards, Ontario Human Rights Code, Pay Equity Act, Employment Standards Act, Labour Relations Act, and the Workplace Health and Safety Act
  • Proven organizational, multi-tasking, time management and planning skills to organize resources and manage priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • Superior analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills to plan and prepare budgets, conduct data analysis, and make recommendations and decisions on various branch issues
  • Technologically competent and able to continually embrace new technology.  Comprehensive knowledge in the operation of a computer, software applications and Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with executive members, senior leaders and staff
  • Excellent skills in communication and human relations, emotional intelligence, facilitation, negotiation, public relations and presentations
  • A valid Class 'G' Ontario Driver's License with no more than six (6) demerit points required to travel within and outside of the Region
  • Ability to meet police security clearance requirements and to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to participate as an effective team member and to support and project values compatible with the organization

 

Why join WRPS? 

  • Ongoing professional development
  • Excellent benefits and pension
  • Dynamic, exciting work environment
  • Strong, supportive leadership
  • Employee fitness and wellness programs
  • Salary range: $138,100 - $162,471

Please submit a resume indicating the position title by Tuesday, February 20th at 3p.m. to:

Email:    HumanResources@wrps.on.ca

Mail:      Human Resources Branch, Waterloo Regional Police Service

200 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 5M1

Fax:        519-650-8587

 

If you require accommodation in completing the application process, or with any portion of the application process or interview, please email the WRPS at HumanResources@wrps.on.ca.

Diversity through inclusion - we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. 

Constable Positions

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Waterloo Regional Police Service.  We are currently processing applications for the position of Police Constable. Please check our website for further status updates.   

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